Dry Eye Disease:
A Try Not To Blink CE/CME Podcast
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Jointly Provided by the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education (Institute) and American Academy of CME (Academy).
Release Date: 11/23/2020
COPE ID#: 70397-AS
Support for this activity has been made possible through educational grants from Sun Pharmaceuticals and Regener-Eyes.
James Deom OD MPH FAAO FSLS
Adjunct Faculty at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Roya Habibi OD FAAO FSLS
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of optometrists and ophthalmologists. Other healthcare providers may also participate.
Upon completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the optimal process for objectifying subjective dry eye complaints
- Describe how to best analyze the ocular surface
- List the steps for how to best approach a treatment strategy
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc. and the Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education. American Academy of CME, Inc. is Jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Academy of CME, Inc. designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 COPE credit hours. Optometrists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Institute for Continuing Healthcare Education (Institute) and American Academy of CME, Inc., (Academy) The Institute is accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Institute designates this activity for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
According to the disclosure policy of the Academy and the Institute, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interests related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence. Disclosures are as follows:
James Deom O.D. discloses:
Consultant for: Valley Contax, Bausch Health, AbbVie, Sun Ophthalmics, Dompe, Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals, Biotissue, Versant Health
Roya Habibi O.D. discloses:
Consultant for: Valley Contax
The planners have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
This activity will review off-label or investigational information.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy or the Institute. This activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.
Method Of Participation
There are no fees to participate in the activity. Participants must review the activity information including the learning objectives and disclosure statements, as well as the content of the activity. To receive credit for your participation, please complete the post-test and program evaluation. Your certificate of credit or participation will be emailed to you within 24 hours.
Any questions about this activity or if you do not receive your certificate, please contact: [email protected]
Step 1: Listen to the Episode
Step 2: Click the link below Recieve your CE/CME Certificate
Episode Sources and Links:
- TFOS DEWS II Executive Summary
- TFOS DEWS II Definition and Classification Report
- Dry Eye Foundation
- Comparison of two questionnaires for dry eye symptom assessment
- A Review of Dry Eye Questionnaires: Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes and Health-Related Quality of Life
- Reliability and Validity of the Ocular Surface Disease Index
- Ocular surface disease index for the diagnosis of dry eye syndrome
- Assessment of vision-related quality of life in dry eye patients
- Patients’ perception of DED and its relation with time to diagnosis and quality of life: an international and multilingual survey
- Dry Eye Disease: Impact on Quality of Life and Vision
- Management and Therapy of Dry Eye Disease: Report of the Management and Therapy Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Workshop
- Ocular Graft Versus Host Disease Following Allogenic Stem Cell Transplant: Review of Current Knowledge and Recommendations
- TFOS DEWS II Management and Therapy Report